April Fools Day is once again upon us and as usual, tech companies everywhere have not failed to keep us entertained. With a trove of fantastic faux product launches and even some real product launches that were taken as April Fools jokes, people have been busy releasing their hilarious ideas. With many of these jokes being nostalgic and some even being functional it's easy to appreciate the spirit behind them. Samsung Galaxy Blade Edge In a reference to the Galaxy...
Pin Important Notifications with PinNotif
Some things in life are more important than the others. The same thing applies to Android where certain notifications like SMS messages, Emails, and other forms of communication are more important than alerts from games and news applications.
When we want something to be seen first, we generally pin it. You can find many stickies in almost every forum here on XDA, and they generally contain quite a bit of helpful information. If you ever wanted to pin a certain notification, you can now do so.
XDA Forum Moderator GermainZ wrote an Xposed module that allows you to pin or unpin notifications. You can do this by long-pressing a notification. When pinned, your notifications will remain even when the rest are cleared. It’s a simple, yet useful module that prevents you from accidentally missing important messages when getting rid of the useless ones. Unfortunately, it must be noted that this module can’t be combined with XhaloFloatingWindow by XDA Recognized Developer zst123, as it will likely crash.
To keep your important notifications pinned, visit the module thread and give this a whirl. There, you will find important information, the module’s source code, and download instructions.
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The beginning of April is dominated by April Fools. There are jokes and pranks everywhere, which are meant to fool people. This news is no joke though, as Google has pushed the shiny red button to send out over-the-air updates to supported devices. Well, sort of, as only a few of available Nexus devices got updates to Android 5.1. Here's a list of OTAs that can be downloaded and flashed by stock recoveries. You can find guides on how to revert...
Once again, we have arrived on the most magical of holidays - the annual unveiling of HalfLife 3, and day on which co-workers believe it is appropriate to duct tape air horns behind doors. I speak, of course, about April Fools Day. As has become their custom, Google launched lighthearted "pranks" for each of their various services (with other tech sites and vendors following suit), and we have done our best to round up the humorous products and tweaks surfacing thus far....